Parallel Verses

Moffatt New Testament

let those who mix in the world live as if they were not engrossed in it, for the present phase of things is passing away.

New American Standard Bible

and those who use the world, as though they did not make full use of it; for the form of this world is passing away.

King James Version

And they that use this world, as not abusing it: for the fashion of this world passeth away.

Holman Bible

and those who use the world as though they did not make full use of it. For this world in its current form is passing away.

International Standard Version

and those who use the things in the world as though they were not dependent on them. For the world in its present form is passing away.

A Conservative Version

and those who use this world, as not making full use, for the form of this world passes away.

American Standard Version

and those that use the world, as not using it to the full: for the fashion of this world passeth away.

Amplified

and those who use the world [taking advantage of its opportunities], as though they did not make full use of it. For the outward form of this world [its present social and material nature] is passing away.

An Understandable Version

And those who make use of the things of the world [should live] as though they were not [really] involved with them. For the world as we know it is passing away. [Note: The five "as though's" of verses 29-31 are intended to emphasize that Christians should live with eternity in mind and not to become preoccupied with even legitimate earthly circumstances].

Anderson New Testament

and those who use this world, as not abusing it; for the outward show of this world passes away.

Bible in Basic English

And for those who make use of the world, not to be using it fully; for this world's way of life will quickly come to an end.

Common New Testament

and those who use the world, as though they did not make full use of it. For the form of this world is passing away.

Daniel Mace New Testament

and they that possess this world, as those that can't make an ill use of it. for the scene of this world is continually shifting. I would have you free from anxiety.

Darby Translation

and they that use the world, as not disposing of it as their own; for the fashion of this world passes.

Godbey New Testament

and those using the world, as those not using it thoroughly: for the fashion of this world is passing away.

Goodspeed New Testament

and those who mix in the world, as though they were not absorbed in it. For the present shape of the world is passing away.

John Wesley New Testament

and they that buy, as if they possessed not; And they that use this world, as not abusing it; for the fashion of this world passeth away: Now I would have you without carefulness.

Julia Smith Translation

And they using this world, as not using; for the form of this world passes away.

King James 2000

And they that use this world, as not abusing it: for the fashion of this world passes away.

Lexham Expanded Bible

and those who make use of the world as [if they] do not make full use of [it]. For the present form of this world is passing away.

Modern King James verseion

And they who use this world are as not abusing it, for the fashion of this world is passing away.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And they that use this world, be as though they used it not: For the fashion of this world goeth away.

Montgomery New Testament

and those who use the world as though using it sparingly. For the present phase of the world is passing away.

NET Bible

those who use the world as though they were not using it to the full. For the present shape of this world is passing away.

New Heart English Bible

and those who use the world, as not using it to the fullest. For the mode of this world passes away.

Noyes New Testament

and they that use this world as not abusing it; for the outward condition of this world is passing away;

Sawyer New Testament

and those who use the world as those not abusing it; for the fashion of this world passes away.

The Emphasized Bible

And, they who use the world, as though they used it not to the full, - for the fashion of this world passeth away;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

and they who use this world, as not abusing it: for the fashion of this world passeth away.

Twentieth Century New Testament

And those who use the good things of the world as using them sparingly; for this world as we see it is passing away.

Webster

And they that use this world, as not abusing it. For the fashion of this world passeth away.

Weymouth New Testament

and those who use the world as not using it to the full. For the world as it now exists is passing away.

Williams New Testament

and those who are enjoying the world as though they were not entirely absorbed in it. For the outward order of this world is passing away.

World English Bible

and those who use the world, as not using it to the fullest. For the mode of this world passes away.

Worrell New Testament

and those who use the world, as not using it to the full; for the fashion of this world is passing away.

Worsley New Testament

and they, that use this world, as not abusing it: for the fashion of this world passeth away.

Youngs Literal Translation

and those using this world, as not using it up; for passing away is the fashion of this world.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0


which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

χράομαι 
Chraomai 
Usage: 11

τούτῳ 
Touto 
Usage: 68

κόσμος 
Kosmos 
κόσμος 
Kosmos 
Usage: 109
Usage: 109

as
ὡς 
Hos 
as, when, how, as it were, about,
Usage: 417

not
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

καταχράομαι 
Katachraomai 
Usage: 2

it for
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

the fashion
σχῆμα 
Schema 
Usage: 2

of this
τούτου 
Toutou 
Usage: 53

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Concerning The Unmarried

30 let mourners live as if they were not mourning, let the joyful live as if they had no joy, let buyers live as if they had no hold on their goods, 31 let those who mix in the world live as if they were not engrossed in it, for the present phase of things is passing away. 32 I want you to be free from all anxieties. The unmarried man is anxious about the Lord's affairs, how best to satisfy the Lord;


Cross References

1 John 2:17

and the world is passing away with its desire, while he who does the will of God remains for ever.

1 John 2:17

and the world is passing away with its desire, while he who does the will of God remains for ever.

1 Corinthians 9:18

And my reward? This, that I can preach the gospel free of charge, that I can refrain from insisting on all my rights as a preacher of the gospel.

1 Peter 1:24

for All flesh is like the grass, and all its glory like the flower of grass: the grass withers and the flower fades,

1 Peter 4:7

Now the end of all is near. Steady then, keep cool and pray!

1 Peter 4:7

Now the end of all is near. Steady then, keep cool and pray!

1 Peter 4:7

Now the end of all is near. Steady then, keep cool and pray!

1 Peter 4:7-25

Now the end of all is near. Steady then, keep cool and pray!

1 Peter 4:7-13

Now the end of all is near. Steady then, keep cool and pray!

1 Peter 4:7-20

Now the end of all is near. Steady then, keep cool and pray!

1 Peter 4:7-10

Now the end of all is near. Steady then, keep cool and pray!

1 Peter 4:7

Now the end of all is near. Steady then, keep cool and pray!

1 Peter 4:7-10

Now the end of all is near. Steady then, keep cool and pray!

Matthew 24:48-50

But if the bad servant says to himself, 'My lord and master is long of coming,'

Matthew 25:14-29

For the case is that of a man going abroad, who summoned his servants and handed over his property to them;

Luke 12:15-21

Then he said to them, "See and keep clear of covetousness in every shape and form, for a man's life is not part of his possessions because he has ample wealth."

Luke 16:1-2

He also said to the disciples: "There was a rich man who had a factor, and this factor, he found, was accused of misapplying his property.

Luke 19:17-26

'Capital,' he said, 'you excellent servant! because you have proved trustworthy in a trifle, you are placed over ten towns.'

Luke 21:34

Take heed to yourselves in case your hearts get overpowered by dissipation and drunkenness and worldly anxieties, and so that Day catches you suddenly like a trap.

1 Timothy 6:17-18

Charge the rich of this world not to be supercilious, and not to fix their hopes on so uncertain a thing as riches but on the living God who richly provides us with all the enjoyments of life;

James 1:10-11

but let one who is rich exult in being lowered; for the rich will pass away like the flower of the grass ??11 up comes the sun with the scorching wind and withers the grass, its flower drops off, and the splendour of it is ruined: so shall the rich fade away amid their pursuits.

James 1:10

but let one who is rich exult in being lowered; for the rich will pass away like the flower of the grass ??11 up comes the sun with the scorching wind and withers the grass, its flower drops off, and the splendour of it is ruined: so shall the rich fade away amid their pursuits.

James 5:1-5

Come now, you rich men, weep and shriek over your impending miseries!

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